National Drink Wine Day may not be a real holiday, but it's the perfect excuse to drink more than the doctor-recommended daily glass of wine. So this Thursday, pull out the corkscrew and enjoy that expensive bottle of wine you've been saving or break out that box of Franzia if you're on a budget .
On Thursday Feb. 18, Frasca Pizzeria & Wine Bar is celebrating National Drink Wine Day with their regional dinner wine series that a four-course meal to highlight the wines and cuisine of Tuscany, Italy. The menu includes:
Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva
Badia Coltibuono Vin Santo
Dinner starts at 7 p.m. and costs $50 per person. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 773-248-5222.
In celebration of their 5th anniversary, on Monday, Feb. 22, HotChocolate will host a charitable craft beer dinner to benefit Share Our Strength, an organization dedicated to eliminating child hunger.
Hot Chocolate owner Mindy Segal has brought together a cast of Chicago's all-star chefs to prepare a dinner paired with beer from domestic craft breweries.
Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and costs $150 per person. Tickets can be purchased by calling HotChocolate at 773-489-1747.